This guide aims to show you a carefully selected range of mods that will increase the quality of life and experience in the game.
Hi hi!Welcome to my Stardew Valley guide! This time we'll be going over mods to increase the quality of life, without changing things too abruptly, we want it to be a Vanilla Friendly.
- As mentioned above, this selection of mods contemplates and aims to make Vanilla more user-friendly, without changing broad things, so Stardew Valley Expanded and related mods will not be included in this guide.
- This guide assumes that you have SMAPI updated to the latest version, so that you don't have compatibility problems with mods.
- If you enjoyed this guide, a feedback is always welcome! ^-^
SMAPI – Links
Below are the official and enabled links to download, update, or verify if everything is correct (plus how to set some parameters), courtesy of Pathoschild. Official Websites: Official SMAPI website, along with release notes and other stuff. - [smapi.io] NexusMods Website - SMAPI Page - [nexusmods.com] Installing SMAPI and how to enable Steam Parameters - Official Wiki Stardew Valley Wiki - Modding SMAPI - [stardewvalleywiki.com]
These mods are intended to make the world of Stardew Valley a much more lively and dynamic place - each one has been tested!
🔨 Content PatcherFirst of all, a mod that makes life much easier to load images, maps, weather, whatever you imagine, without changing a single XNB file in the game. We need it to change game!
Download ContentPatcher on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
👕 Seasonal Outfits - Slightly Cuter Aesthethic
Did it always seem unnatural for villagers to wear the same clothes every day, every season?
Well, this mod solves the problem, now all villagers will have different outfits depending on the season and time of year.
Download Seasonal Outfits on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🌾 Starblue Valley World Recolor
Do you feel eyestrain from playing Stardew for so long? Its colours are so vibrant that they can be a bit distracting, so why not change it for a while? Here is Starblue Valley World Recolor for you!
Mental Note: At the time of writing, the Island has not yet been re-textured.
Download Starblue Valley World Recolor on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🌿 DaisyNiko's Earthy Recolour
Want to combine Starblue Valley with a fresh facelift of Stardew Valley's textures? The result is DaisyNiko's Earthy Recolour. It desaturates the vibrant colours, while adding new textures, in which they are most visibly manifested in trees or grass.
Download Earthy Recolour from DaisyNiko on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🐟 Visible Fish
Do you want the lakes and the sea to look more alive? This mod makes sea creatures more visible, and can also be used as a reference point for where a specific fish is located.
Download Visible Fish on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
Information and Utilities Mods
The Junimos have been trying to figure out for hours where the Starfruit came from and what it does, but you don't have to! With these mods you can have information about anything in an instant.
🧭 NPC Map Locations—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
"Where is Marnie now? Screams"
Has that ever happened to you? Tired of Robin not being at his carpentry station at the time she was supposed to be there? Gift you can't send because you don't know where the birthday person is?
Well, with this mod these situations will never happen again! Villagers will be on the minimap at all times, in all situations.
Download NPC Map Locations on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
💸 CJB Show Item Sell Price—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
Tired of using Excel or waiting until the end of the day to see how much you earned?
This mod will allow you to see the selling prices of each item, both as a single item price and as a stack of the same item.
Download CJB Show Item Sell Price on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🐮 Better Ranching—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
"Did I pet my pigs today? When I had to milk my cows and goats? I wish there was a mod for that..."
You're in luck, there's a mod for exactly what you're looking for, it's none other than Better Ranching. This simple mod will indicate if you have petted your animals, if it's time to milk them, and a couple of other things.
Download Better Ranching on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🔎 Lookup Anything—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
The first time I played Stardew Valley it was not uncommon for me to have 10 tabs open on the game's Wiki. This is the reality for many players, I'm sure.
But with this mod you don't have to, it gives you data on every single thing in the game, a pocket-sized Wiki.
Download Lookup Anything on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
Quality of Life Mods
Mods that will make your life as a farmer much easier and dynamic, make Stardew Valley more alive!
👥 Part of the Community—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
This mod will make interaction and friendship much more dynamic, for example, if you chat with a villager while they are near a group of villagers, they will all increase friendship points with you.
Download Part of the Community on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
📦 Carry Chest—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
Tired of taking things out of a chest, moving it and finally putting the items back in? You won't do it anymore! With Carry Chest the problem is solved
Download Carry Chest on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🐶 Pet Interaction—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
Normally, pets don't play a major role in the player's daily life, you give them water and pet them, but... How about giving them more interactions like walking with you or playing fetch?
Pet Interaction takes care of exactly these things, so that your pets can have more active lives.
Download Pet Interaction on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
💬 Canon-Friendly Dialogue Expansion for All Friend-able Characters—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
As you play more and have maximum hearts with the villagers, they become more and more limited in terms of dialogue, making them repetitive and "almost" memorisable.
Well, with this mod you will have many more dialogues, namely approximately 2500 new lines of dialogue between the 34 villagers, starting from the first heart. The valley becomes less monotonous!
Download Canon-Friendly Dialogue Expansion for All Friend-able Characters on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
🌿 Winter Grass—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
Have you decorated an area and don't want to lose those thousands of gold invested in grass? This mod will make the grass stay in winter.
Download Winter Grass on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
📚 Stack Everything—————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
You know that moment when you're decorating and you can't stack the multiple repeated cabinets or decorations?
Well, that's over thanks to Stack Everything, it allows up to 999 stackable objects!
Download Stack Everything on NexusMods! - [nexusmods.com]
And here we say goodbye, dear modder farmer, I personally hope that this guide has served you well and that you have enjoyed it as much as I did. If you liked it and you feel a little push, give me some feedback, I'll receive it with love.
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